Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Dara O Briain
Mock The Week

Mock The Week

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2022
  • 212 episodes (21 series)

Topical panel show taking a satirical look at the week's news. Hosted by Dara O Briain with regular player Hugh Dennis. Also features Andy Parsons, Frankie Boyle, Russell Howard, Rory Bremner and Chris Addison

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Series 19, Episode 2

Mock The Week. Image shows from L to R: Ed Byrne, Hugh Dennis, Sophie Duker, Dara O Briain, Eshaan Akbar, Maisie Adam, Ed Gamble. Copyright: Angst Productions

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Broadcast details

Thursday 29th October 2020
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 29th April 2021 10:00pm BBC2
Wednesday 20th October 2021 12:00am Dave
Monday 29th November 2021 11:20pm Dave
Saturday 8th January 2022 10:40pm Dave
Sunday 9th January 2022 10:00pm Dave
Monday 2nd May 2022 11:20pm Dave
Wednesday 17th August 2022 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 17th August 2022 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 20th October 2022 12:00am Dave
Thursday 2nd February 2023 12:00am Dave
Saturday 18th February 2023 10:40pm Dave
Friday 23rd June 2023 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 29th July 2023 12:20am Dave
Saturday 29th July 2023 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 7th October 2023 12:40am Dave
Saturday 7th October 2023 10:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Hugh Dennis Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Ed Byrne Guest
Ed Gamble Guest
Maisie Adam Guest
Sophie Duker Guest
Eshaan Akbar Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
Rob Colley Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Ged Parsons Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Punt Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Dan Patterson Series Producer
Mark Leveson Producer
Ewan Phillips Producer
Chris Young Producer
Jed Leventhall Executive Producer
Katie Storey Associate Producer
Fiona Frankland Line Producer
Louis Patterson Associate Producer
Alex Rose Associate Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Karen Jackson Costume Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Michelle Abels Make-up Designer
Katie Taylor Commissioning Editor


Unlikely Lines From A Thriller

This round starts with a Minions joke that was running throughout the episode.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, Ed Gamble, Maisie Adam, Sophie Duker & Eshaan Akbar.

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